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Roger Federer – Keeps Setting New Records

Posted on 20 Aug, 2012, by in Tennis

With the right kind of rest and as long as it’s not clay, Roger Federer is the best tennis player in the world, once again. The next addition to his never ending list of titles is the 2012 Cincinnati Masters, beating Novak Djokovic 6-0, 7-6 in the final, winning his sixth title of the year. More

Israel Dagg, Cory Jane & World Champions Too Good (Wallabies vs All Blacks)

Posted on 18 Aug, 2012, by in Rugby

For the 103rd time in 107 test matches, the New Zealand All Blacks won a match they led in at half time. The Wallabies couldn’t create pace often with their ball movement, and lost the 2012 Rugby Championship opener in Australia 19-27, simply looking inferior to the dominant world champions. More

Rafael Nadal Injuries – A Huge Blow to the World of Tennis

Posted on 16 Aug, 2012, by in Tennis

Instead of taking advantage of Novak Djokovic’s return to humanity from his superhuman 2011 season, Rafael Nadal keeps missing tournaments since losing early on at Wimbledon. First the Olympics, then the Canadian and Cincinnati Masters, and now finally the US Open. More

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The Value of Winning Olympic Gold Around the World (Infographic)

Posted on 14 Aug, 2012, by in Miscellaneous

Winning an Olympic gold medal isn’t enough these days. Cashing in on that Olympic gold medal is the real art, but it has a lot to do with the country that you represent. The United States, winning more gold (46) and medals (104) than any other nation actually is only fourth on the pay list because of the different payouts handed out by each government. More

Mayweather vs Pacquiao – Getting it on in 2013?

Posted on 13 Aug, 2012, by in Boxing

It’s been about two weeks since Floyd Mayweather got greeted by 50 Cent as he finally finished his prison sentence, but Manny Pacquiao is already planning one last attempt at securing a deal to make the mega fight less and less people still care about happen, hopefully in April 2013. More

Matt Grevers, Brendan Hansen, Michael Phelps and Nathan Adrian

Final Medal Count of the 2012 Summer Olympics

Posted on 13 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

Who won the 2012 Olympics? No real answer, but the United States, again, won more medals than anyone else, beating China to the top spot in the overall rankings and the gold medal count, but Great Britain, the hosts, had a sensational two weeks. In total, 85 nations won an Olympic medal, including a first ever medal for Bahrain, Montenegro, Guatemala, Gabon, Cyprus, Botswana and Grenada. More

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Usain Bolt: Cristiano Ronaldo is Better Than Lionel Messi

Posted on 12 Aug, 2012, by in Miscellaneous

Sprinting is an absolute sport. The fastest runner on the day is the winner. The Olympic champion and the world record is the fastest man on earth. Usain Bolt is that man. In football, it’s a bit more complicated, and a bit more subjective. Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi? That’s an eternal debate, with no absolute and one definitive answer. But the three time gold medal winner has a clear opinion. More

New World Records Set in the 2012 Olympic Games

Posted on 12 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

No less than 37 world record were broken during the 2012 Olympic games on the track, the pool, Cycling, Rowing, Weightlifting, Shooting and Archery competitions, with Usain Bolt anchoring the Jamaican team in the 4×100 and Rebecca Soni of the United States involved in no less than 3 new records, including setting two in the space of 24 hours. More

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Squads for the 2012 Rugby Championship

Posted on 12 Aug, 2012, by in Rugby

No more Tri-Nations. From now on, these are the Rugby Championships, the Southern Hemisphere annual rugby union competition, as Argentina make their debut, hoping that the challenge of facing Australia, New Zealand and South Africa on an annual basis proves to be a positive thing instead of just constant losing and a demoralizing experience. More

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London 2012 – Gold Medal Winners on Day 15 of the Olympics

Posted on 11 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

Day 15 of the 2012 Olympic games ended on the track, fittingly, with Usain Bolt and the Jamaican 4×100 relay team, beating the United States and setting a new world record with 36.84. The American’s did take gold in the 4×400 relay while Mo Farah completed a double of his own, becoming the 7th man to win the 5000 and 10,000 meters races. More